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by R1070
21 Sep 2020 15:02
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Highland Park Village
Replies: 187
Views: 94700

Re: Highland Park Village

The signage for the new Frame location was put up construction boards.
by R1070
16 Sep 2020 12:15
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: The Link at Uptown
Replies: 150
Views: 53593

Re: The Link at Uptown

They are done with the garage and working on office floors now.
by R1070
13 Sep 2020 18:45
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Plano: Willow Bend Mall
Replies: 31
Views: 12147

Re: Plano: Willow Bend Mall

The indoor portions need to be torn down and build it into an out mixed use shopping area with apartments, office, hotel, retail, etc.
by R1070
11 Sep 2020 21:25
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Harwood Int'l District: No.12 Harwood Hotel (20 ST)
Replies: 152
Views: 84057

Re: Harwood Int'l District: No.12 Harwood Hotel (20 ST)

This is a good little small lot infill project.
by R1070
11 Sep 2020 14:35
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Highland Park Village
Replies: 187
Views: 94700

Re: Highland Park Village

La Vie is opening a permanent flagship store in the old Forty Five Ten spot. It should open the beginning of October.

Are the YSL, Anne Fontaine and future vacated Frame stores they only spots left to fill?
by R1070
10 Sep 2020 23:24
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: KDC & Miyama Project - 30 ST
Replies: 77
Views: 17153

Re: KDC & Miyama Project - 30 ST

Supposed to be two towers.
by R1070
09 Sep 2020 11:05
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oak Lawn
Replies: 595
Views: 255753

Re: Oak Lawn

I saw people this morning at Cedar Springs and Oak Lawn taking selfies in front of the sign. I do think the strip from Oak Lawn to Douglas does feel much more cohesive. I just wish we could go midrise and get rid of the strip centers still left. This area needs more density for living. Building on ...
by R1070
07 Sep 2020 12:23
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oak Lawn
Replies: 595
Views: 255753

Re: Oak Lawn

And the way it’s angled, you can’t really see the letters. I’m not sure a lot of thought went into these. Especially with the rainbow colors being backward.
by R1070
04 Sep 2020 20:45
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum: The Stack - 2700 Commerce
Replies: 117
Views: 35768

Re: Deep Ellum: The Stack - 2700 Commerce

But way better than that surface lot.
by R1070
04 Sep 2020 20:43
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Highland Park Village
Replies: 187
Views: 94700

Re: Highland Park Village

The brick paver work is still going on. I assume once they are done with the main entrance side, they will move over to the other side. The white boards are still up on the new Frame location, not sure what the timeline is for that. Rolex is still under construction and the expansion of Bluemercury ...
by R1070
04 Sep 2020 20:37
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: Central Market at McKinney and Lemmon
Replies: 186
Views: 90810

Re: Uptown Dallas: Central Market at McKinney and Lemmon

Tivo_Kenevil wrote:19 stories. Should be bigger.

I think this scale will be nice for that lot. Whatever it turns out being will be way better than the suburban mess across the street.
by R1070
03 Sep 2020 21:24
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 582
Views: 274650

Re: Northpark Center

Jasimm wrote:BYREDO opening Fall 2020 (previous Alexandre Birman space)


Oh nice. They were previously supposed to open and then seemed to pull out. Glad to see it's coming back.
by R1070
02 Sep 2020 08:42
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: 1899 McKinney (McKinney/Akard/St. Paul Triangle)
Replies: 64
Views: 23861

Re: Uptown Dallas: 1899 McKinney (McKinney/Akard/St. Paul Triangle)

The project is delayed according to a DBJ article. It sounds like they could be redesigning it.
by R1070
01 Sep 2020 14:41
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: The Link at Uptown
Replies: 150
Views: 53593

Re: The Link at Uptown

At least the garage gives it some height.
by R1070
31 Aug 2020 23:20
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: The Link at Uptown
Replies: 150
Views: 53593

Re: The Link at Uptown

Wait until the 20 story garage is built next to the Ascent.
by R1070
30 Aug 2020 20:09
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Arts District: Flora & Olive Tower (~441 FT / ~39 ST)
Replies: 485
Views: 214592

Re: Arts District: Flora & Olive Tower (~441 FT / ~39 ST)

It still looks white in person.
by R1070
29 Aug 2020 14:01
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: The Link at Uptown
Replies: 150
Views: 53593

Re: The Link at Uptown

With AAC losing parking as the area gets more infill, the parking isn’t such a bad thing. Hopefully it will be open to evening and weekend crowds to use.
by R1070
29 Aug 2020 13:59
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: East Quarter: ~24 Building Redevelopment
Replies: 292
Views: 135915

Re: East Quarter: ~24 Building Redevelopment

Hardwood Park and Carpenter Park will both be great for this area. I hope we start to see infill on the small surface lots around there.
by R1070
28 Aug 2020 20:36
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Cityplace East: ACS/Xerox redevelopment
Replies: 314
Views: 140329

Re: Cityplace East: ACS/Xerox redevelopment

ANYTHING urban-ish is better than that Sam’s club proposal.
by R1070
28 Aug 2020 19:03
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Victory Park: The Victor (~453FT / 39ST)
Replies: 147
Views: 59963

Re: Victory Park: The Victor (~453FT / 39ST)

The location definitely helps it stand out. It’s a good addition to that area.
by R1070
28 Aug 2020 18:59
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: The Link at Uptown
Replies: 150
Views: 53593

Re: The Link at Uptown

No. Still building the garage.
by R1070
26 Aug 2020 20:36
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown - Warsaw Restaurant Office Tower
Replies: 66
Views: 28345

Re: Uptown - Warsaw Restaurant Office Tower

Warrior2015 wrote:I'm confused. What is this supposed to be? I don't recall.


Apartments.
by R1070
26 Aug 2020 08:18
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown - Warsaw Restaurant Office Tower
Replies: 66
Views: 28345

Re: Uptown - Warsaw Restaurant Office Tower

Did we ever see a final design?
by R1070
24 Aug 2020 20:46
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 582
Views: 274650

Re: Northpark Center

The previous NYX space will be a new location for Marmi.
by R1070
24 Aug 2020 16:17
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Arts District: Flora & Olive Tower (~441 FT / ~39 ST)
Replies: 485
Views: 214592

Re: Arts District: Flora & Olive Tower (~441 FT / ~39 ST)

Mid-rise is up to 11 floors, correct? 12 and above is a high rise
by R1070
24 Aug 2020 10:31
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Novel Turtle Creek
Replies: 13
Views: 5768

Re: Novel Turtle Creek

Yes, that’s going to be a great addition. I wish the small shopping strips across Lemmon would be redeveloped as well.
by R1070
19 Aug 2020 21:26
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oak Lawn
Replies: 595
Views: 255753

Re: Oak Lawn

Correct me if I am wrong, but is the Oak Lawn Branch Library of any service to the community still? I think its temporarily closed due to Covid, but the upkeep has been horrible for years and its sort of an eyesore. (I.e. lots of homeless camping there, tons of litter and trash, landscaping that is...
by R1070
16 Aug 2020 11:30
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Victory Park: The Victor (~453FT / 39ST)
Replies: 147
Views: 59963

Re: Victory Park: The Victor (~453FT / 39ST)

They also build a lot more than we do. Dallas isn’t a big high rise area.
by R1070
14 Aug 2020 13:47
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown - Warsaw Restaurant Office Tower
Replies: 66
Views: 28345

Re: Uptown - Warsaw Restaurant Office Tower

There’s been quite a bit of ground work done on this site lately.
by R1070
14 Aug 2020 13:45
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Lower Greenville Development
Replies: 147
Views: 56873

Re: Lower Greenville Development

They need more density for Lowest Greenville to thrive.
by R1070
14 Aug 2020 13:41
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Harwood Int'l District: No.14
Replies: 14
Views: 4991

Re: Harwood Int'l District: No.14

I image it will take up that whole side since they want to extend the restaurant alley. Maybe tower on one side and parking on the other?
by R1070
14 Aug 2020 12:00
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oak Lawn
Replies: 595
Views: 255753

Re: Oak Lawn

I could see the Kroger and B of A going away at some point.
by R1070
14 Aug 2020 08:43
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: 2200 Pacific
Replies: 45
Views: 6482

Re: Downtown Dallas: 2200 Pacific

Build Out Carpenter Park, fill in a few of those vacant blocks there and you have a totally different environment. I hope we will see the small surface lots scattered around East Quarter developed into nice infill as well. There’s so much potential here.
by R1070
13 Aug 2020 16:10
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Harwood Int'l District: No.14
Replies: 14
Views: 4991

Re: Harwood no 14 uptown

This part of town will never be walkable as long as the main streets are designed to be wide highways to get people in and out of the city.
by R1070
11 Aug 2020 16:49
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Highland Park Village
Replies: 187
Views: 94700

Re: Highland Park Village

The new brick pavers being put down, look nice.
by R1070
07 Aug 2020 19:30
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: DD: 1401 Elm and Thompson Hotel
Replies: 601
Views: 270504

Re: DD: 1401 Elm and Thompson Hotel

They def need to light up the Republic again. The Sheraton would be nice too.
by R1070
07 Aug 2020 15:52
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: DD: 1401 Elm and Thompson Hotel
Replies: 601
Views: 270504

Re: DD: 1401 Elm and Thompson Hotel

They may need to tone it down some to soften the glow.
by R1070
06 Aug 2020 22:05
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: DD: 1401 Elm and Thompson Hotel
Replies: 601
Views: 270504

Re: DD: 1401 Elm and Thompson Hotel

I think it used to be even brighter back in the day.
by R1070
03 Aug 2020 21:21
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Arts District: Flora & Olive Tower (~441 FT / ~39 ST)
Replies: 485
Views: 214592

Re: Arts District: Flora & Olive Tower (~441 FT / ~39 ST)

The whole city has been quiet. COVID has been a major reason. Summer is always a bit quieter during the day anyway because of the Sun.
by R1070
02 Aug 2020 12:19
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: 2000 Ross Project
Replies: 481
Views: 231402

Re: Downtown Dallas: 2000 Ross Project

I love the way this part of downtown is filling in. I hope the momentum spreads to other much needed sections.
by R1070
01 Aug 2020 13:58
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 582
Views: 274650

Re: Northpark Center

Dallasretail wrote:Psycho Bunny announced as Fall 2020. Only their 7th retail store. It’s nice to see some announcements although I fear we have yet to see all of the closures.


It’s opening in the former Tory Sport space.
by R1070
30 Jul 2020 21:12
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: DD: 1401 Elm and Thompson Hotel
Replies: 601
Views: 270504

Re: DD: 1401 Elm and Thompson Hotel

Now if we could just get the Chase bank building to light up like it used to! I hate what they did with the lighting on it.
by R1070
30 Jul 2020 13:49
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: DD: 1401 Elm and Thompson Hotel
Replies: 601
Views: 270504

Re: DD: 1401 Elm and Thompson Hotel

Perfect!
by R1070
29 Jul 2020 20:57
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oak Cliff Progressing
Replies: 129
Views: 63686

Re: Oak Cliff Progressing

Apartments
by R1070
26 Jul 2020 12:32
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: AT&T Discovery District
Replies: 416
Views: 164923

Re: AT&T Discovery District

Looks great.
by R1070
24 Jul 2020 21:24
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 582
Views: 274650

Re: Northpark Center

Parachute is opening at NP. I knew that their Knox store was temporary, I always expected them to open in another spot around Knox.
by R1070
22 Jul 2020 18:57
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 582
Views: 274650

Re: Northpark Center

Schutz apparently pulled out of their plans to open at NP as well.
by R1070
22 Jul 2020 18:56
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 582
Views: 274650

Re: Northpark Center

It's probably due to the retailers themselves closing stores across the country rather than differing from mall to mall.

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